Our Orchestra

Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director

Violin I
Warren Davidson, concertmaster
Jason Neukom, associate concertmaster
Dena Miller, assistant concertmaster
Linda Andersen
Devin Arrington
Steven Deniro
Joshua Huang
Anat Kardonchick
Lydia Sewell
Melissa Stewart
Violin II
Jiyeon Yeo, principal
Ramona Coppage, assistant principal
Douglas Bevan
Linda Feczko
Lauren Jenkins
Yejee Kim
Deborah Mewherter
Gabrielle Monachino
Viola
David Sinclair, principal
Matthew Hettinga,
acting assistant principal
Jason Hohn
Dongchao Nie
Benjamin Schantz
Si Yu
Cello
Paige Riggs, principal
Nadine Sherman, assistant principal
Christina Chen
Sarah Ferrell
Dennis Persin
Will Teegarden
Bass
Amanda Rice-Johnston, principal
Cory Palmer, assistant principal
Joseph Hernandez
Jesi Sharp
Flute
Thomas Godfrey, principal
Sarah Steranka
Tara Yaney
Oboe
Renate Sakins, principal
Risé Kostilinik
Clarinet
Ryan Leonard, principal
Kira Bokalders
Bass Clarinet
Lisa Thackrah
Bassoon
Linda Morton-Fisher, principal
Amy Baker
Trumpet
Josh Boudreau, principal
David Wygonik
Trombone
Gonzalo Fernandez, principal
Ted Sonnier
Robert Tupper
Horn
Brooke Hettinga, principal
Andrew Symington
Liz Thompson
Kyle Morelock
Tuba
Joshua Lee, principal
Timpani
Ron Horner, principal
Harp
Julia Scott, principal
Percussion
Michael Matteo, principal
Rob Beatty
Gloria Miller

 

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Announcing the 2017-2018 Season

October 21, 2017 BRUCH & BRAHMS Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor Simone Porter, violin Brahms: Symphony No. 1 December 16, 2017 Home for the Holidays Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the WSO, the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and special guests. FEBRUARY 17, 2018 Keys… Read More

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Braille Score Gifted to WSO

The WSO warmly thanks the Greensburg-East Hempfield, Mount Pleasant Township, and Youngwood Lions Clubs for providing funding for braille transcription of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy for soprano Beth Smaligo. We recently talked to Beth about her process for preparing for her first performance of Beethoven’s Ninth. When did you start singing? I’ve been singing since I was about five. I was… Read More

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Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s exultant Ode to Joy closes out the WSO 2016-2017 Season. Considered to be Beethoven’s greatest works, Symphony No. 9 features a large chorus and vocal soloists – the ninth symphony’s “Ode to Joy” theme is one of the most recognizable melodies ever performed. The concert is conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer, and features the 70 vocalists including the WSO Chamber Singers directed by Marc… Read More

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